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Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 214

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jun 22

    Data as Property at the Supreme Court

    Data as Property at the Supreme Court
    Yesterday, SCOTUS decided the much anticipated case of South Dakota v. Wayfair et al. Although this is primarily viewed as a state tax/constituitonal law dispute, it actually has some significant property law aspects to it. The fight was over…
  • Jun 21

    Trump's New Plan for Reorganizing the Government's Role in the Residential Mortgage Market

    Trump's New Plan for Reorganizing the Government's Role in the Residential Mortgage Market
    Today, the Trump administration released a report entitled Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century: Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations. The report is the result of executive order 13781 (titled “Comprehensive Plan…
  • Jun 20

    New Interactive Mortgage Map @UrbanInstitute

    New Interactive Mortgage Map @UrbanInstitute
    The Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute has once again created an incredibly cool tool for understanding the housing market - both where we've been and where we're going. Check out this interactive map showing the housing…
Rank this Week: 272

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jun 18

    The Irony Of The FBI. What Did The Bureau Know And When Did The Bureau Know It?

    The Irony Of The FBI. What Did The Bureau Know And When Did The Bureau Know It?
    If Congressman Trey Gowdy is to be believed, and I see no reason not to believe him, this should be an interesting week in Washington. According to Gowdy, Speaker Paul Ryan read the riot act to the DOJ and FBI...
  • Jun 14

    The Horowitz Report

    The Horowitz Report
    Here it is. The OIG Report-A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election. Analysis to follow in a while. Here also is the Press Release and Executive...
  • Jun 14

    OIG Report On Clinton Email Investigation To Be Released At 2:00PM Today

    OIG Report On Clinton Email Investigation To Be Released At 2:00PM Today
    We will post it as soon as we get it. (wisenberg)
Rank this Week: 240

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 209

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • May 30

    M. Todd Henderson, "Lawyer CEOs"

    M. Todd Henderson, "Lawyer CEOs"
    Does legal education matter? In this lecture, Professor Todd Henderson presents some data on this question, using the behavior of corporate executives as an instrument. Looking at the 10% of large, public company CEOs who are lawyers, the…
  • Apr 10

    David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"

    David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"
    The choice of new benchmark interest rate should be of special importance to practitioners as well as academics that study law and economics. As new alternative rates are being considered in the United States, this half day conference,…
  • Mar 28

    John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"

    John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"
    With commentary by Professor Jonathan Masur John G. Malcolm oversees The Heritage Foundation’s work to increase understanding of the Constitution and the rule of law as director of the think tank’s Edwin Meese III Center for…
Rank this Week: 243

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Ford on Balleisen, "Fraud"

    Ford on Balleisen, "Fraud"
    Writing for JOTWELL's Corporate Law section, Cristie Ford (University of British Columbia) has posted an admiring review of Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (Princeton University Press, 2017), by Edward Balleisen (Duke…
  • Jun 22

    Clark on Recognition in British International Legal Thought

    Clark on Recognition in British International Legal Thought
    It’s gated, but we’ll note anyway the publication by Martin Clark of A Conceptual History of Recognition in British International Legal Thought in the British Yearbook of International Law:This article examines the development of…
  • Jun 21

    de la Rasilla del Moral on Vitoria & international law in Spain

    de la Rasilla del Moral on Vitoria & international law in Spain
    Ignacio de la Rasilla del Moral, Brunel University London, has published In the Shadow of Vitoria: A History of International Law in Spain (1770-1953) with Brill. From the press:In the Shadow of Vitoria: A History of International Law in…
Rank this Week: 383

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 22

    Justice Kennedy Finds Privacy Outside But Not Inside The Fourth Amendment

    Justice Kennedy Finds Privacy Outside But Not Inside The Fourth Amendment
    by Michael DorfIn today's ruling in Carpenter v. United States, the Court, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts joined by the Court's four liberal-leaning justices, finds that collection of cell phone tower location data from a mobile phone…
  • Jun 21

    Congress, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and the Wayfair Case

    Congress, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and the Wayfair Case
    by Michael C. DorfToday's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. is defensible on the merits, but Justice Kennedy's majority opinion inadequately responds to the key objection by Chief Justice Roberts (for himself and Justices Breyer,…
  • Jun 21

    A Glum Prediction About the Fallout From Trump's Immigration Outrage

    A Glum Prediction About the Fallout From Trump's Immigration Outrage
    by Neil H. BuchananFifteen days ago, I left the United States to attend academic engagements in Toronto and Vienna.  In that time, there have been at least four enormous political stories, each of which erased all discussion of the…
Rank this Week: 403

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
  • Jun 22

    Call for Exclusive Submissions: UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy

    Call for Exclusive Submissions: UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy
    From the student editors at UC Davis: The UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy (“JJLP”) is now accepting exclusive submissions for its Winter Issue of Volume 23. JJLP is a biannual publication of the UC Davis School of…
  • Jun 22

    More on the Australia Tampon Tax: Tax Aromatherapy Instead?

    More on the Australia Tampon Tax: Tax Aromatherapy Instead?
    ABC News Australia has a story by Louise Yaxley on the tampon tax repeal efforts there. Here is an excerpt from Senate Vote to Scrap ‘Tampon Tax’ Won’t Stop Women Paying 10 Per Cent More for Sanitary Products: The GST…
  • Jun 22

    Tampon Tax Tracker: Australia “Axe the Tampon Tax” Bill

    Tampon Tax Tracker: Australia “Axe the Tampon Tax” Bill
    Earlier this week, the Australian Senate passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Axe the Tampon Tax) Bill 2018, which would eliminate the goods and services tax on “tampons, pads, liners, cups, sponges and other products used in connection…
Rank this Week: 412

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 332

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jun 22

    Where the Elders Are

    Where the Elders Are
    CityLab recently ran a story about populations and particularly, where elders are residing. Mapping America’s Aging Population explains that "Demographers and geographers have watched as this aging cohort transformed the U.S., from…
  • Jun 22

    VA Posts "Annual" Comparative Ratings for Veterans Nursing Homes (but, is that enough?)

    VA Posts "Annual" Comparative Ratings for Veterans Nursing Homes (but, is that enough?)
    A recent press release from Department of Veterans Affairs announced the VA's decision to release "annual" ratings for its nursing homes. From the opening words, the language in the notice is, shall we say, interesting. Today [June…
  • Jun 21

    Boomerang Hospital Admissions and Medicare

    Boomerang Hospital Admissions and Medicare
    Kaiser Health News recently reported on efforts by CMS to crack down on what KHN calls "boomerang" hospital admissions. Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients focuses on the situation where nursing…
Rank this Week: 297

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    People v. Cortez (Cal. Ct. App. - June 20, 2018)

    People v. Cortez (Cal. Ct. App. - June 20, 2018)
    The first sentence of this opinion is somewhat funny.  Not "ha-ha" funny, but instead, slightly remarkable (or at least worth notice).It reads:  "Defendant and appellant, Anthony Esparza Cortez, Jr., a convicted felon, and his…
  • Jun 19

    Hipsher v. LA County Employees Retirement Ass'n (Cal. Ct. App. - June 19, 2018)

    Hipsher v. LA County Employees Retirement Ass'n (Cal. Ct. App. - June 19, 2018)
    This is unusual.  Someone convicted of "directing an offshore gambling operation" under 18 USC 1955.  Don't see that very often.But it gets weirder.  The perpetrator:  An L.A. County firefighter, Tod Hipsher.  Who…
  • Jun 18

    U.S. v. Espino (9th Cir. - June 18, 2018)

    U.S. v. Espino (9th Cir. - June 18, 2018)
    When I prepare final exams, I find it's sometimes difficult to create fill-in-the-blank short answer questions that are uniformly perfect.  Ditto for multiple choice questions.  Sometimes unexpected ambiguities creep in…
Rank this Week: 405

Paul Maharg

Paul Maharg

Covers legal education, law, literature, and legal critique.

http://paulmaharg.com/
  • Jun 19

    Hemiola in legal education – afterthoughts on the Directions conference

    Hemiola in legal education – afterthoughts on the Directions conference
    I’ve summarised my keynote in a blog post on the Osgoode Professional Development blog, so no need to comment on it here, except to say that the place of the arts in legal education design is a long-neglected area of educational…
  • Jun 2

    Directions conference, parallel session 3

    Directions conference, parallel session 3
    Final parallel session.  First up, Richard Hedlund (Lincoln University Law School) on ‘Modernising the (property law) curriculum at Lincoln Law School’.  He focused on the direction and restraints he faced in his…
  • Jun 1

    Directions conference, Future of legal education II

    Directions conference, Future of legal education II
    The next slot of parallel sessions, and I’m attending the second future of legal education  session.  First up, Eugene Lim, City U of Hong Kong, on ‘Teaching jurisprudence in a ‘technology-enabled’ classroom:…
Rank this Week: 277

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Jun 18

    Tenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

    Tenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon
    The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s School of Law and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) invite you to participate in the tenth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, a…
  • Jun 18

    Ebner Wins Award

    Ebner Wins Award
    A simulation co-authored by Noam Ebner (Creighton) has been named a first-prize co-winner of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs annual E-PARCC teaching case and simulation competition.…
  • Jun 14

    The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated

    The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated
    Mary E. Jutten wrote a piece in the ABA Journal titled The “Think Like a Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated, which makes some interesting points that will be familiar to readers of this blog.  Her most…
Rank this Week: 382

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Jun 7

    Marc Randazza at Alex Jones Show: The most intriguing moments of the latest interview

    Marc Randazza at Alex Jones Show: The most intriguing moments of the latest interview
    Over the past few weeks, Marc Randazza has been appearing on Info Wars. You can take a look at the video interviews on the Randazza Legal Group YouTube channel. Marc Randazza discussed various issues related to the First Amendment and freedom…
  • Apr 13

    Marc Randazza on the Nazi-salute dog video and hate speech in Europe and the US

    Marc Randazza on the Nazi-salute dog video and hate speech in Europe and the US
    In his recent CNN article, Marc Randazza shared his opinion regarding a Scottish comedian, who made a horrible joke that could now have criminal consequences. A Scottish comedian named Mark Meechan, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire taught a pug…
  • Mar 12

    Marc Randazza: Gersh v. Anglin Case Update

    Marc Randazza: Gersh v. Anglin Case Update
    Marc Randazza represents Andrew Anglin, the founder of a major neo-Nazi website, in a free speech lawsuit. Anglin has not been served because he is not a citizen of any U.S. state. The Southern Poverty Law Center thinks that Anglin is in…
Rank this Week: 371

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
Rank this Week: 327

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Aug 25

    The New Republican Party

    The New Republican Party
    From FB:  Bruce Bartlett and others are forecasting the demise of the Republican Party. In the sense intended, I think they are right but they might want to expand their imaginative universe.  I think we might well emerge with a new…
Rank this Week: 368

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 336

Georgetown Law Faculty Blog

Georgetown Law Faculty Blog

Blog for various Georgetown Law faculty to post about legal topics of interest.

http://gulcfac.typepad.com/georgetown_university_law/
  • Jun 13

    Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark

    Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark
    The Department of Justice's Economic Analysis of Prison Rape by Lisa Heinzerling Despite initial signs suggesting a different path, the Obama Administration has promoted the role of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory policy as fiercely as…
  • Jun 6

    Antibiotics, Animals, and Agency Discretion

    Antibiotics, Animals, and Agency Discretion
    by Lisa Heinzerling When an agency defends over three decades of inaction on an important problem by saying that acting would take too long, one hopes a judge reviewing the agency's inaction will see through the pretense. This is exactly what…
  • Sep 2

    Ozone Madne

    Ozone Madne
    (The following post corrects two small factual errors in the original post.) by Lisa Heinzerling Today, President Obama announced that he had asked EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the final National Ambient Air Quality Standard…
Rank this Week: 385

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 629

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Jun 22

    Thought of The Day

    Thought of The Day
    Students are constantly asking their teachers "is this going to be on the test?" Shouldn't students who know the material have a good idea of what's going to be on the test? Isn't part of learning determining what is important...
  • Jun 21

    Oakland U. and Detroit Mercy Law School team-up to offer 3+3 degree

    Oakland U. and Detroit Mercy Law School team-up to offer 3+3 degree
    Oakland University in southeastern Michigan and Detroit Mercy School of Law have joined the growing list of schools (here, here and here) collaborating to offering undergrads intent on obtaining a law degree a 3+3 program that allows them to…
  • Jun 21

    U. Wisconsin Law School seeking to hire "legal services supervisor" for health law clinic

    U. Wisconsin Law School seeking to hire "legal services supervisor" for health law clinic
    Here are the details: Working with the Center for Patient Partnerships (CPP) and Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC) at the University of Wisconsin Law School, this clinical instructor position will coordinate legal services and supervise law and…
Rank this Week: 595

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Draft Paper on the Equal Rights Amendment

    Draft Paper on the Equal Rights Amendment
    Here is my draft article on the status of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution. I welcome any and all. comment
  • Jun 21

    Data Nationalization in the Shadow of Social Credit System

    Data Nationalization in the Shadow of Social Credit System
    Frank PasqualeThe political economy of digitization is a fraught topic. Scholars and policymakers have disputed the relative merits of centralization and decentralization. Do we want to encourage massive firms to become even bigger, so they…
  • Jun 20

    Cultural contradictions of capitalism II

    Cultural contradictions of capitalism II
    Ross Douthat has a very interesting column in today's Times (online) noting the transformation in views especially by feminists with regard to the use of surrogates to carry children.  Without expressing my own view on the merits, I do…
Rank this Week: 870

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Jun 22

    Weekend reads: Big is bad edition

    Weekend reads: Big is bad edition
    Big is bad, part 1: Kafka, Coase, and Brandeis walk into a bar … There’s a quip in a well-known textbook that Nobel laureate Ronald Coase said he’d grown weary of antitrust because when prices went up, the judges said it…
  • Jun 18

    Will the European Commission Reduce the Incentive to Innovate?

    Will the European Commission Reduce the Incentive to Innovate?
    The EC’s Android decision is expected sometime in the next couple of weeks. Current speculation is that the EC may issue a fine exceeding last year’s huge 2.4B EU fine for Google’s alleged antitrust violations related to the…
  • Jun 14

    For LabMD, the Devil Is in the Not-So-Well Specified Detail

    For LabMD, the Devil Is in the Not-So-Well Specified Detail
    The Eleventh Circuit’s LabMD opinion came out last week and has been something of a rorschach test for those of us who study consumer protection law. Neil Chilson found the result to be a disturbing sign of slippage in Congress’s…
Rank this Week: 814

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jun 22

    Call for Papers: 2018 Midwestern Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting

    Call for Papers: 2018 Midwestern Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting
    Call for Papers: Midwestern Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting The University of Alabama School of Law September 14-15, 2018 Dear colleagues, Please note that the deadline for submitting papers to the Midwestern Law &…
  • Jun 20

    Making Disclosures Useful

    Making Disclosures Useful
    A few days ago, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee convened at Georgia State University's law school. They took testimony from the AARP about how to structure disclosures about financial professionals for use with retail customers.…
  • Jun 20

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (June 20, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (June 20, 2018)
    ICYMI: Was the court’s decision to let AT&T and Time Warner merge "ridiculously bad"? https://t.co/ziinuy0mnA #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) June 18, 2018 Me in @ProMarket_org, the blog of the @StiglerCenter at the…
Rank this Week: 800

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jun 22

    John Marshall Law School in Chicago Director Position

    John Marshall Law School in Chicago Director Position
    Job Description - Director, Academic Achievement & Bar Preparation The John Marshall Law School, located in Chicago, is seeking an experienced Director for its Academic Achievement & Bar Preparation Program. This is a fulltime staff…
  • Jun 20

    The Inevitable Roller Coaster: Bar Review

    The Inevitable Roller Coaster: Bar Review
    As we slowly approach the one month mark for the bar exam, strange things begin to happen. Bar Studiers we did not realize were in town surface in the building with questions and concerns and Bar Studiers we have seen...
  • Jun 19

    3 More UBE Jurisdictions + Digital MPRE

    3 More UBE Jurisdictions + Digital MPRE
    In the last few weeks, three more states adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE): Tennessee, Illinois, and Rhode Island. Tennessee & Rhode Island will begin administering the UBE in February 2019, while Illinois is slated to begin in July…
Rank this Week: 879

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jun 22

    NV: Compulsory Auto Insurance Minimum Limits Increase July 1st

    NV: Compulsory Auto Insurance Minimum Limits Increase July 1st
    On July 1, the compulsory auto insurance minimum limits in Nevada increase from 15/30/10 to 25/50/20. To translate, the new requirements in Nevada are $25,000 per person for bodily injury/$50,000 per accident for bodily injury/$20,000 per…
  • Jun 20

    CA: Duty, Breach, and Black Widow

    CA: Duty, Breach, and Black Widow
    Last Friday, the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District handed down a ruling in Coyle v. Historic Mission Inn Corp. The short version of the case is that the court, reversing a trial court's grant of summary judgment, held that...
  • Jun 18

    AR: Tort Reform Again on the Ballot

    AR: Tort Reform Again on the Ballot
    After having been struck down by the Arkansas Supreme Court right before it was scheduled for a vote, tort reform is back on the ballot this November: The proposed constitutional amendment would set caps on attorneys' fees and certain…
Rank this Week: 792

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jun 21

    The Developing Shape of August Primaries Comes into View in New Poll Result

    The Developing Shape of August Primaries Comes into View in New Poll Result
    The results of the Marquette Law School Poll, released on Wednesday, June 20, showed both how long a time and how short a time two months is as an election approaches. The primary on Aug. 14 will decide which of a large field of Democrats…
  • Jun 17

    Facts and History — But No Predictions — as Program Sets the Political Scene

    Facts and History — But No Predictions — as Program Sets the Political Scene
    Set aside (for the moment) the poll numbers, the partisanship, and the passion and analyze the facts and data. That was the goal of an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program on Thursday, June 14, at Marquette Law School that was…
  • Jun 14

    J. Gordon Hylton In Memoriam 1952-2018

    J. Gordon Hylton In Memoriam 1952-2018
    On May second, the Marquette community lost one of its most interesting, wonderfully eccentric, and beloved members, Professor Gordon Hylton, who died of complications from cancer.  Academics by and large are an enthusiastic group of…
Rank this Week: 509

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 527

Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
  • Jun 21

    Mental Health and Capacity Law Conference 2018

    Mental Health and Capacity Law Conference 2018
    The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, School of Law, University College Cork and Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association held their 2018 conference on Mental Health Law and Capacity Law in UCC on Saturday 12 May 2018.Topics…
  • Apr 16

    Save the Date: Mental Health and Capacity Law Conference 2018

    Save the Date: Mental Health and Capacity Law Conference 2018
    SAVE THE DATECentre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights, School of Law, University College Cork andIrish Mental Health Lawyers Association Annual Conference 2018Mental Health Law and Capacity Law   Saturday 12 May…
  • Apr 7

    Monitoring of smartphones and by CCTV in the workplace

    Monitoring of smartphones and by CCTV in the workplace
    I recently participated in an interdisciplinary seminar at UCC on 'Electronic Monitoring in Ireland: Shaping what we do and who we are'.The title of my talk was 'Monitoring of smartphones and by CCTV in the workplace'.  I discussed the…
Rank this Week: 666

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jun 21

    Double Happiness: Professor Sue Provenzano Receives Two Teaching Awards at Northwestern

    Double Happiness: Professor Sue Provenzano Receives Two Teaching Awards at Northwestern
    Professor Sue Provenzano of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has received two teaching awards. First, the student body voted Sue the recipient of the Robert Childres Award. The Childres Award, commemorating Robert Childres, a beloved…
  • Jun 15

    Linda Edwards Wins Phelps Award

    Linda Edwards Wins Phelps Award
    Linda H. Edwards is the 2017 recipient of the Legal Writing Institute's Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Communication. Professor Edwards is the E.L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law…
  • Jun 12

    Illinois Adopts UBE

    Illinois Adopts UBE
    Illinois has become the 30th state to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam ("UBE"). The UBE is a national test that allows the transfer of scores between states. (mew)
Rank this Week: 878

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    The Rhetorical Trouble With "As A(n)" Argument

    The Rhetorical Trouble With "As A(n)" Argument
    Campus speech codes were an issue when I was in school, and my (coauthored) take at the time remains my take today. Each generation sorts these issues for itself, however, so I respect the current generation's efforts to achieve their...
  • Jun 15

    President Trump As A Client (Representative)

    President Trump As A Client (Representative)
    A report tells us that the White House counsel, Don McGahn, recused his staff from Special Counsel Mueller's investigation because staff members had participated in events relevant to that investigation. An earlier report claimed that Mr.…
  • Jun 13

    An unfortunate depublication

    An unfortunate depublication
    I noticed today that the California Supreme Court depublished Broadway Victoria, LLC v. Norminton, Wiita & Fuster, 10 Cal. App. 5th 1185, 217 Cal. Rptr. 3d 414 (Ct. App. 2017), review denied and ordered not to be officially published…
Rank this Week: 748

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jun 18

    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference Call for Submission

    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference Call for Submission
    ASIL-Midwest, an interest group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), is co-sponsoring its fifth annual scholarly works-in-progress conference at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) College of Law in Carbondale, IL on…
  • Jun 7

    Traveler IQ Challenge

    Traveler IQ Challenge
    In 2012, we blogged about a Traveler IQ Challenge Game. The link to that game went dead, but thoughtful blog reader Emily North (who describes herself as an Illustrator, Graphics Designer, and Creator of Worlds) found a new link to...
  • Jun 5

    ECJ Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Binational Couple

    ECJ Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Binational Couple
    One day after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled narrowly in favor of a baker who refused to create a wedding cake to celebrate a same-sex marriage (ostensibly because the baker did not receive an unbiased hearing in the tribunal below),...
Rank this Week: 858

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Jun 18

    Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930: Call For Papers @LeedsTrinity @ForbidHistorie

    Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930: Call For Papers @LeedsTrinity @ForbidHistorie
    Call for Papers: Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930 The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies is pleased to announce a two-day conference, to take place at Leeds Trinity University on 30 and 31 May 2019. We are delighted to have Professor…
  • Jun 15

    ICYMI: Kurlander on Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich @ekurlander @yalepre

    ICYMI: Kurlander on Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich @ekurlander @yalepre
    ICYMI: Eric Kurlander, Stetson University, has published Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich (Yale University Press, 2017). Here is a description of the book's contents. The Nazi fascination with the occult is…
  • Jun 12

    Islam and Ahmed on Witch Hunting in Assam

    Islam and Ahmed on Witch Hunting in Assam
    Jehirul Islam, Karnavati University Unitedworld School of Law, and AfruAra Ahmed, Gauhati University, are publishing Witch Hunting in Assam: Practices, Causes, Legal Issues and Challenges in volume 1 of Unitedworld Law Journal (2017). Here is…
Rank this Week: 536

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jun 17

    Some Reflections on the Bemba Appeals Chamber Judgment

    Some Reflections on the Bemba Appeals Chamber Judgment
    by Alexander Heinze by Alexander Heinze [Alexander Heinze is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Foreign and International Criminal Law, Institute for Criminal Law and Justice, Georg-August-Universität…
  • Jun 9

    The ICC in Film: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

    The ICC in Film: The Hitman’s Bodyguard
    by Melanie O'Brien by Melanie O’Brien [Melanie O’Brien is Senior Lecturer in International Law at the UWA Law School, University of Western Australia; and an affiliated researcher of the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility…
  • Jun 4

    Too Clever by Half: Why the ICC Will Probably Find No Jurisdiction Over the Deportation of the Rohingya

    Too Clever by Half: Why the ICC Will Probably Find No Jurisdiction Over the Deportation of the Rohingya
    by Roi Bachmutsky by Roi Bachmutsky [Roi Bachmutsky is a human rights lawyer, recent graduate of Harvard Law School, and a Public Service Venture Fund and Sinclair Kennedy Traveling Fellow.] The International Criminal Court…
Rank this Week: 498

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Jun 12

    What Might the Doug Ford Conservatives Do to Labour Law?

    What Might the Doug Ford Conservatives Do to Labour Law?
    June 12 2018 Is labour law armageddon on the horizon in Ontario? The big win by Doug Ford and the Conservatives last week has raised concerns that Ontario’s labour law Photo: CBC model will soon come under attack.   This concern…
  • May 30

    An “Epic” American Labor Law Case Through a Canadian Len

    An “Epic” American Labor Law Case Through a Canadian Len
    May 29 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week in an important decision that mandatory arbitration clauses inserted by employers into employment contracts block employees from joining a class action lawsuit against the employer for wage…
  • May 7

    Liberals Introduce Back to Work Legislation to End York Strike

    Liberals Introduce Back to Work Legislation to End York Strike
    May 7 2018 The Liberals finally delivered York University what it wanted all along: interest arbitration.  It took two months from the commencement of a bitter strike.  Here is a Toronto Star story describing the move by the…
Rank this Week: 847

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 572

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • May 10

    Historical abuses of incorporation and solicitation regulation

    Historical abuses of incorporation and solicitation regulation
    Continuing the prior post about Congressional warfare against a gay rights organization, today I highlight some of the other examples in which governments in the United States have abused laws providing for incorporation of nonprofits or…
  • May 10

    New Slate Series on the Largest Nonprofit

    New Slate Series on the Largest Nonprofit
    Slate has started a new series -- Slate 90 -- that "examines the multibillion-dollar nonprofit sector" by scrutinizing the behavior of the largest nonprofits. As the introductory article explains: The Slate 90 represents the top 10…
  • May 9

    Nonprofit Law Flashback: US House Votes to Outlaw Gay Rights Organization

    Nonprofit Law Flashback: US House Votes to Outlaw Gay Rights Organization
    Yesterday I wrote about the discretion New Zealand gives to administrators to assess the benefit of policy views, and I mentioned that this is not usually the approach we follow in the United States. But this has not always been...
Rank this Week: 877

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Stories, movies, and books, all with the same there--how lawyers can help make a better world.

http://www.guileisgood.com
  • May 9

    Smart Law

    Smart Law
    Identifying a problem is usually easier than solving it. Take, for instance, the spate of police shootings of unarmed minority suspects like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Proposed solutions seem to vary from mild responses like more racial…
  • Mar 31

    “Neutral” Is No Longer An Option

    “Neutral” Is No Longer An Option
    When I first saw Jordan Peele’s  Get Out last year I thought it was a very funny movie.  But after  interviews with Peele, I realized that he also intended to make  a subtle, but  potent, commentary on…
  • Feb 24

    The Next America

    The Next America
    "To me these reforms are evidence that a younger, more compassionate electorate is signaling that they want to live in a America that reflects their values."
Rank this Week: 470

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • May 3

    Faculty Summer Reading List

    Faculty Summer Reading List
    As another school year draws to a close at the University of Alberta, professors in the Faculty of Law are shifting gears from lecturing and grading to research, course preparation for next September and lots of reading! Are you wondering...
  • Mar 30

    "Until Next Time" - An Interview With Team ReconciliAction YEG

    "Until Next Time" - An Interview With Team ReconciliAction YEG
    Team ReconciliAction YEG - Mrs. Arcand-Kootenay, Ms. Cave, Ms. Creelman, & Ms. Cleveland (left to right) Tansi Nîtôtemtik, For the final post of the 2017-2018 Law and Social Media Project, Team ReconciliAction YEG got together to speak…
  • Mar 29

    The Hat I Don’t Take Off

    The Hat I Don’t Take Off
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, image retrieved from: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/News/blog_natl_aboriginal_day.html Writing my last post for this year is bittersweet. Writing a blog almost every week for the past eight months ended up being a lot…
Rank this Week: 593

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    New Animal Law Journal

    New Animal Law Journal
    David Cassuto This new animal law journal comes out of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, home to the totally excellent Masters Program in Animal Law & Society (full disclosure: Our hero is a Visiting Professor in the program). The…
  • Nov 9

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship
    David Cassuto An exciting opportunity.  Note the tight deadline: Applications currently being accepted for the 2017-18 Legislative Policy Fellowship through November 15, 2017. The deadline to submit applications…
  • Oct 20

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency
    David Cassuto The Shameless Self-Promotion Desk is back in business:  Herewith an article about an article by me and a former student of mine calling for the creation of federal animal protection agencies in the United States and Brazil.…
Rank this Week: 883

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • Mar 4

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2018-2019 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2018-2019 Incoming Masthead
    2018-2019 Editorial Board   Editor-in-Chief Emily Yu   Executive Editor Brandon Howell   Managing Editor Rebecca Jodidio Publications Editor Chris Marchese Submissions Editor Katherine McKerall Senior Notes Editors Casey Hunt…
  • May 25

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead
    2017-2018 Editorial Board Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Kelly Executive Editor Steven Horn Managing & Publications Editor Erich Grome Articles Editor Samantha Trussel Notes Editor Brian Silver Research & Articles Selection Editor…
  • Sep 4

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2015-2016 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Abby Chestnut Allison Curry Anshika Mehrotra Blake Browning Christian Nee David Showalter…
Rank this Week: 679

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Feb 13

    The Ninth Circuit, the Clean Water Act, and Septic Tank

    The Ninth Circuit, the Clean Water Act, and Septic Tank
    Last week, the Ninth Circuit decided Hawai’i Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui, a case involving Maui County’s practice of pumping wastewater into wells, from which the wastewater flowed through a subsurface aquifer and into the Pacific…
  • Jan 22

    Implications of the Supreme Court's Clean Water Rule/WOTUS Ruling

    Implications of the Supreme Court's Clean Water Rule/WOTUS Ruling
    Today, the United States Supreme Court decided National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense, a case determining whether challenges to the “Clean Water Rule” or “Waters of the United States Rule” should be heard in…
  • Dec 5

    Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments Litigation

    Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments Litigation
    The map of central and southern Utah has changed dramatically in the last 24 hours. Yesterday, roughly half of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and over 90% of the Bears Ears National Monument were eliminated, returning those…
Rank this Week: 803

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Jan 3

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie
    Remember how Trump sold the Republicans' $1.5 trillion-deficit-creating tax cut plan as a boon for the middle class that was going to create jobs and raise wages? That was in September, when he told congressional lawmakers at the White…
  • Dec 22

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)
    When right-wing Roy Moore said that the time when America was great was during slavery, he revealed something key to the current GOP members of Congress and state legislatures--their primary goal is to return to a time when owners of...
  • Dec 21

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it
    The GOP's tax-complicating, deficit-increasing, wealthy-subsidizing, Arctic destroying, Health Care damaging, $1.5 trillion tax "reform" package is unpopular with most Americans, destructive to the government's ability to fund…
Rank this Week: 500

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue
    In Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), the U.S. Supreme Court barred the sentence of life without the possibility of parole (LWOP) for crimes committed by anyone under eighteen years of age. Grounded in the Cruel and Unusual…
  • Sep 2

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure
    New research highlights the importance of friends in determining whether returning prisoners will commit new crimes. A considerable body of prior research has demonstrated the importance of family relationships to the returning prisoner, but…
  • Aug 14

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection
    The colonial Americans famously had their “scarlet letter” punishments, which marked and shamed the criminal. Today, the stigma of a conviction may be less vividly displayed, but it is no less real. Two interesting new…
Rank this Week: 504

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Moving my blog site

    Moving my blog site
    Dear readers, Time to put The China Collection in your blog reader. After twelve years (I started in May 2005) and almost a million visits here at the Chinese Law Prof Blog, I'm making some major changes in my blogging....
  • Apr 17

    How to become a China lawyer

    How to become a China lawyer
    Here's a good blog post on that subject by Dan Harris at the China Law Blog. Must reading for students interested in this practice area.
  • Apr 15

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
Rank this Week: 781

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Feb 6

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine
    Everyone at the International Aviation Law Institute was saddened to hear of Michael Levine's passing this weekend. He was one of the airline industry's most influential figures, exemplified by a long and distinguished career at the Civil…
  • Dec 7

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a proposed settlement that would resolve its antitrust claims against Alaska Air Group's proposed acquisition of Virgin America, on the condition that Alaska limit its existing codeshare agreement with…
  • Dec 5

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has finally granted Norwegian Air International Limited (NAI) its requested foreign air carrier permit to begin operating flights to the United States. The announcement brings to a close a three-year saga…
Rank this Week: 801